WorldCat Identities

Birch, Beverley

Overview
Works: 93 works in 397 publications in 19 languages and 11,624 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Drama  History  Fiction  Comedy plays  Young adult works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Outlines and syllabi  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: PR2827.A2,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beverley Birch
Shakespeare's stories by Beverley Birch( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of five of Shakespeare's plays: Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Henry IV, Henry V, and Julius Caesar
Marie Curie : the Polish scientist who discovered radium and its life-saving properties by Beverley Birch( Book )

51 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Louis Pasteur : the scientist who discovered the cause of infectious disease and invented pasteurization by Beverley Birch( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 11 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century French scientist who discovered the process for destroying harmful bacteria with heat and opened the door to the new science of microbiology
Louis Braille : the inventor of a way to read and write that has helped millions of blind people communicate with the world by Beverley Birch( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in 9 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inventor of a way to read and write that has helped millions of blind people communicate with the world
Guglielmo Marconi : radio pioneer by Beverley Birch( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 12 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of the Italian inventor, who was a pioneer in the development of the radio
Alexander Fleming : pioneer with antibiotics by Beverley Birch( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 12 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life story of Alexander Fleming, his study of medicine and bacteriology, and his discovery of penicillin
Shakespeare's tales by Beverley Birch( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wonderful collection contains four of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, beautifully and evocatively retold by Beverley Birch. They are complemented by exquisite and atmospheric illustrations from Stephen Lambert. This special gift book is a perfect present to give and receive and one to treasure for ever
Pasteur's fight against microbes by Beverley Birch( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of how science teacher Louis Pasteur discovered microbes in 1856 while trying to solve a problem at the local sugarbeet factory
Marie Curie's search for radium by Beverley Birch( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Marie Curie whose extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live. Marie Curie's scientific research and discovery of radium in 1902, helped open the door to our modern nuclear age
Mahatma Gandhi : champion of human rights by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of the statesman who was a key figure in India's fight for independence from Great Britain
Martin Luther King, Jr. : leader in the struggle for civil rights by Beverley Birch( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King
Father Damien : missionary to a forgotten people by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the priest who gave his life to the care of lepers in a colony at Molokai, Hawaii
Rift by Beverley Birch( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella assists Inspector Murothi in the search for her sister and four other campers who have mysteriously disappeared and may be the victims of sinister behavior and bullying
Marconi's battle for radio by Beverley Birch( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Marconi's discovery of the radio
Benjamin Franklin's adventures with electricity by Beverley Birch( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Slovenian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Benjamin Franklin's experiments with electricity and his attempt to prove the electrical properties of lightning by flying a kit with a metal key attached
Food from many lands by Beverley Birch( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses finding and preparing food, eating it, and hunger in the world today
Festivals by Beverley Birch( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the custom of celebrating on special days, describing certain festivals and holidays and the reasons why they are honored
A question of race by Beverley Birch( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race - Racism - Slavery - Civil rights - Anti-semitism - Multiculturalism - Immigration - Gypsies - Apartheid - Jews - Black power
Macbeth by Beverley Birch( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple prose retelling of Shakespeare's drama about an eleventh-century Scottish king
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prose retelling of William Shakespeare's play about the strange events that take place in a forest inhabited by fairies who magically transform the romantic fate of two young couples
 
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Marie Curie : the Polish scientist who discovered radium and its life-saving properties
Alternative Names
Bāchi, Bibarii.

Berč, Beverlī.

Birch, B.

Birch, Beverly

バーチ, ビバリー

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Marie Curie : the Polish scientist who discovered radium and its life-saving propertiesLouis Pasteur : the scientist who discovered the cause of infectious disease and invented pasteurizationGuglielmo Marconi : radio pioneerAlexander Fleming : pioneer with antibioticsShakespeare's talesPasteur's fight against microbesMarie Curie's search for radiumRift